Nov. 18, 2019—Inspired to make a child’s life better through engineering and design, students from Vanderbilt, occupational therapists and professional engineers worked for three days to build inventions that would make life a little easier for children with special needs at the third annual TOM Makeathon.
Sep. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt will host the seventh annual Nashville Mini Maker Faire—a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness— Oct. 5 at the Wond’ry.
Jan. 24, 2019—Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.
Dec. 13, 2018—Students and faculty involved with four Local OACS DIVE projects gathered in the Kissam Multipurpose Rooms Dec. 6 for a closing celebration to share and learn about the prototypes designed by students and their nonprofit community partners.
Sep. 26, 2018—The event is a celebration of the inventive spirit and a free showcase for nearly 100 exhibitors across Vanderbilt and Tennessee to share their newest creations and discoveries with the community.
Sep. 23, 2018—In support of Design as an Immersive Vanderbilt Experience, the Center for Teaching is hosting a learning community this fall for faculty, staff and students interested in teaching design thinking.
Aug. 9, 2018—A Fort Campbell colonel recognized the potential in a match between Army engineers and the Won’dry and has launched a new collaborative process.
Apr. 4, 2018—The Office of Active Citizenship and Service invites students, faculty and staff to the April 19 DIVE closing celebration, set for 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room at The Commons Center.
Mar. 29, 2018—The first annual LaryHacks, a competition to design innovative devices, apps or methods to assist laryngectomy patients who have had their voice boxes removed, has been set for Thursday, April 12, 5 to 8 p.m., in the Wond’ry, 2414 Highland Ave. in the Vanderbilt University Engineering and Science building.
Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.